TITLE

Critical evaluation of computerised x ray planimetry for the measurement of lung volumes

AUTHOR(S)
Spence, D P; Kelly, Y J; Ahmed, J; Calverley, P M; Pearson, M G
PUB. DATE
April 1995
SOURCE
Thorax;Apr1995, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p383
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66066479

 

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